Aquarium snails come in a variety of sizes, shapes and prices. Tropical Aquarium Snails can unintentionally appear in the aquarium resulting from introduction of fish and plants. Snails are often helpful but some species can be a nuisance and difficult to eradicate. Below are a list of the most popular aquarium snails. Each article identifies advantages (and disadvantages) with deeper information into individual care.
Most species of Aquarium Snails are hardy and will thrive in a range of conditions. Most species of aquarium snail will also survive in colder pond climates. Aquarium snails are useful at consuming unwanted algae and debris from the aquarium glass and substrate. They are excellent at reducing nitrates. They also reduce the need to constantly clean the aquarium glass from green algae build up. They are a peaceful addition to any aquarium and are peaceful inhabitants. Aquarium Snails are not expensive and will personally aid aquarium clean up.